More time was spent on the selection of the pattern than on the actual item. I posted my extremely edited selection of ideas on my blog as I was searching for some inspiration. No, that’s not right. I didn’t need inspiration. I was totally overloaded with inspiration. Do you know how MUCH inspiration there is on the web? Yikes! And you, TMS, you just added and added and added input until I was overwhelmed by my choices. 😉
Eventually sanity prevailed (read: my distinct lack of ability) and I downsized my options to one of two: either the 7-yard full-skirt dress (you did note “downsized” earlier, right?), or the quintessential apron. Dontcha love that word – quintessential? Nobody uses words like that any more! It’s all bootylicious and other silly OMG phrases. Where was I again?
Oh yes, so I had to go for the apron. Firstly so that I could use the word quintessential as many times as I could in one post, and secondly because it was much more in my skill set.
My mother-in-law gifted this apron pattern and the material to me about a year or two ago, and it has huddled in my stash and whispered words of longing from there ever since. How much fun this challenge is, especially when I get to do stash-busting as well! Perfect!
More photos over on my blog.
P.S. I’m obviously a total airhead. I still can’t get the photos to attach as photos. LOL.
ETA: The pattern is Simplicity 2592 from the Simplicity Archives, View D